BERLIN, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Partner Conference in Berlin, alfabet announced the alfabet Empower program. alfabet Empower helps alfabet and its partners to expand their market reach and deliver IT planning solutions that allow customers to manage the explosive growth and complexity of their IT landscapes.
Partnering with alfabet opens up new opportunities for sales and services partners to distribute, deploy and support alfabet's solutions. alfabet Empower stands for the commitment to invest in and foster partnerships and provides the infrastructure to effectively support partners who align their business with alfabet. The program offers partners access to a portfolio of technical, sales, marketing, and support resources designed to grow business and reach new customers. Benefits of the program include fundamental technical training and certification, sales training and support, a partner software license and technical support, and joint marketing programs including lead generation campaigns.
alfabet Empower will enable alfabet to address the increased demand for its solutions and to further strengthen its position in the Business IT Management market. alfabet's existing partners include Detecon Consulting, Multipolar Technology, noventum consulting GmbH, and Steria Mummert Consulting.
"alfabet is the perfect partner for us to complement our offering around Enterprise Architecture Management methods based on The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®). With TOGAF® and alfabet planningIT®, customers are able to develop business and IT architectures aligned with business strategy," says Uwe Weber, Managing Partner at Detecon Consulting.
Having successfully delivered Business IT Management solutions with planningIT to customers in Germany, noventum is now building on this experience internationally. "We have chosen alfabet as a partner because the demand for a complete strategic IT planning and management solution is growing tremendously. With alfabet's planningIT, we are able to help our customers gain transparency over their IT operations, strategically manage their demands and align business and IT," said Frank Petersen, Director IT Consulting at noventum consulting GmbH.
"alfabet is working with a growing network of partners worldwide. We are pleased to expand our partner program to meet rising demands for IT planning and Business IT Management solutions and deliver long-term value to our customers. We welcome interested leading consultancies who are able to provide complementary expert services to pursue a partnership with us," said Jan Foitzik, Director Partner Management at alfabet.
For further information please visit: www.alfabet.com.
alfabet enables companies to see, analyze, control and align IT initiatives with business priorities continuously. Its planningIT® software is unique in tightly coupling business priorities and IT returns with current and future initiatives. Competitive point solutions offer modelling or repository functions with a static view of priorities, architecture and infrastructure. alfabet provides a holistic, integrated and collaborative approach that offers continuous transparency into how IT and business information, processes and roles are changing and need to be managed over time.
The company serves a global user community of more than 40,000 IT professionals in more than 40 countries in a variety of industries, including automotive, financial services, telecommunications, logistics, high-tech and others. Its customers include international corporations such as Credit Suisse, Munich Re, BMW, AXA Winterthur, Deutsche Bahn, OCBC and T-Systems. Founded in 1997, alfabet is based in Berlin with U.S. Headquarters in Cambridge, Mass., and Asian operations based in Singapore.